Patrick Hite, The News Leader

Patrick Hite

The News Leader

Staunton, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Patrick:

Some drama, but little change as Staunton continues all-virtual school plan

At a special called meeting, the Staunton School Board didn't change direction in virtual-learning model. → Read More

Shenandoah Valley Governor's School reports positive case of COVID-19

Shenandoah Valley Governor's School in Fishersville confirmed one of its students tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

More positive COVID cases confirmed in Augusta County Public Schools

A staff member and three students tested positive late this week in Augusta County schools → Read More

Shelburne band directors tackle challenge of virtual learning

With Staunton City Schools going all virtual, teaching middle school band can be tricky. → Read More

Model approved for regular-season, postseason high school sports in Virginia

VHSL plan has teams playing 60% of games they would play in a normal high school sports season. → Read More

Grace Christian cancels classes following COVID cases

Private school based in Staunton reports multiple cases. → Read More

Augusta County, Grace Christian reporting positive COVID cases

The case in Augusta County brings the school division's total to five since August. → Read More

COVID-19 issues force postponement of Virginia-Virginia Tech football

The Commonwealth Cup game between Virginia and Virginia Tech will be rescheduled for later in the year if possible. → Read More

No more snow days for students? With virtual learning it could happen

With the ability to learn remotely, students may no longer have to miss school because of snow. → Read More

Students back on campus at Staunton's VSDB despite challenges presented by COVID-19

Students have been back for three weeks at Staunton's Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind. → Read More

Augusta County parents, students react to first week of school year

How did the first week of both hybrid and virtual learning go in Augusta County? We asked readers. → Read More

Employee at Staunton's VSDB tests positive for COVID-19

No students were exposed to the employee who tested positive at VSDB in Staunton. → Read More

First semester extended in Augusta County following school board vote

While first semester will now last until mid-January, the last day of school won't change in Augusta County. → Read More

Buffalo Gap moving down in classification following VHSL vote

Declining enrollment given as reason to allow Bison to move to Class 1B. → Read More

James Madison University moving to online classes as COVID-19 cases increase

After COVID-19 cases increased at James Madison University, the school has announced it will move all classes online. → Read More

Community remembers popular Staunton teacher

Teacher, friend, musician remembered by community after wreck claimed her life Sunday. → Read More

Smooth first day of virtual class in Waynesboro

From rookies to veterans, Waynesboro teachers have successful first day of virtual learning → Read More

Staunton City Schools gets grant for nutrition program

Grant will be used to provide food for curbside meal pickup service. → Read More

In-person learning option available in Staunton as schools move toward virtual platforms during pandemic

With schools going to partial or fully virtual programs, Anna's House offers families an in-person learning option. → Read More

Q&A: Jessica Fitzgerald on taking over as Buffalo Gap's volleyball coach

The former Wilson Memorial player and coach will now lead Buffalo Gap's volleyball team this year. → Read More